Fall Food

BF Top Ten: Sugar-free syrups you really should try!

~~posted by Nik and Jen We get a lot of notes and e-mails that read like this: Dear Nik and Jen, I want to try some sugar-free syrups but don’t know which to buy! Besides the standard (chocolate, vanilla, caramel), what would you suggest? Have no fear, Bariatric Foodie is here! (yes, that was corny, thanks for noticing…) Whether you …

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Leftovers Week: Vegetable & Turkey Casserole

~~posted by Jen First and Foremost, a big Happy Birthday to Nik, our resident “Pouch Diva.” She is taking a couple days off to enjoy her birthday, so y’all are stuck with me for the weekend. Nik, party it up, girl! We love you!! Left to Right: Nessa, Nik, and Andrea. The guy in front is some random wedding guest …

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Leftovers Week: Spinach Balls

~~posted by Jen See, it is a ROOSTER, Nik! NOT a blood-spatter! LOL This recipe actually is not mine originally, my late ex-mother-in-law Catherine made these every year at the holidays for Ken and Pop, and it’s a Stockinger family favorite. I found her recipe when we first got married and started making them too. The neighbors and my co-workers …

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Leftovers Week: Nik’s Swirly Stuffing Barbecue Meatloaf

First off, I should say…and this is not to brag but…I make the best damn stuffing in the world. I got the recipe from my mother who got it from her mother who got it from HER mother who…well, I don’t know where she got it from but it’s good! For those who attended the Holiday Preview or who ordered …

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Leftovers Week: Sweet Potato Frittata

~~posted by Jen Ooey gooey cheesy goodness! (Aren’t my new rooster plates cute?) We hope you’re enjoying out Leftovers Week offerings thus far! Today was all about sweet potatoes, tomorrow we conquer leftover stuffing! Happy Hannukah to those of you who celebrate Hannukah, and I posted a special gift for you earlier today, Protein Potato Latkes! Y’all should know by …

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Leftovers Week: Nik’s Chunkin’ Pumpkin Protein Ice Cream

 Leftovers Week!!! Woo-HOO! What…you’re not excited? I understand. Normally, leftovers don’t excite me either, but wait until you see everything Jen and I have in store. So far, Jen has shared her delicious “Gobble it Down” Thanksgiving pizza. Have you tried it yet? If not, give it a whirl! My first offering from leftover week comes with a shout-out. …

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Dessert Week Offering # 7: Jen’s Pumpkin Turtle Cheesecake Trifle

Happy Thanksgiving!! I know if you’re anything like me this is probably a quick check in before the frenzy starts. If you’re heading to a relative or friend’s house for the big feast and still need a dish to bring, this one is a winner. It’s super easy, delicious, and always a crowd pleaser. In case you missed my post …

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips

~~posted by Jen Individual or Side Table centerpiece: wine glass with pinecones, pumpkins, & gourds inside and a few fall flowers around the base. Pretty and EASY!! Well guys, this is it! Tomorrow is the big day! (Or if you’re on the East coast, today is the big day!) I don’t know about y’all, but I have been running around …

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Dessert Week Offering # 5: Nik’s “Portion Control” Cheesecakes

(Warning: this is a long post. Go get a cup of coffee or tea and come back…I’ll wait…) Cheesecake. It is a wonderful thing and I don’t think anybody…not one single person…should be deprived of it. But cheesecake is kind of hard to work into our daily plans, isn’t it? It’s richness makes it filling but, in and of itself, …

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BF Crafty Corner: Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Part 1

~~posted by Jen   “Hello, my name is Jen, and I am addicted to seasonal decorating. I hit rock bottom when I had a temper tantrum at Christmas Tree Shoppe in Freehold, NJ because they only had 5 matching placemats for my tablescape and I needed 6.” Yes, I admit it. No shame here. I love for my house and …

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